Reporting to the Programme Director, the Commercial Director is responsible for recommending the most appropriate procurement strategy for projects, pre and post contract management, provision of accurate status reports that allow timely decisions to be made to prevent schedule slippage and cost overruns and production of close out reports for each project.
Develops and implements commercial strategy.
Prime interface with the Main Project Steering Committee. Responsibilities for which includes production of all necessary documents to aid the approval process.
Leads and direct Contracts, Project Controls, Risk and other support service departments. In doing so, ensures timely production of all required commercial deliverables.
Directs the commercial team to ensure that they meet the Project objectives by establishing contracts and securing materials, equipment and related services on time and within budget, in an ethical manner at all times, and truly in accordance with project procedures.
Production of Commercial Reports throughout the projects life cycle.
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Sound knowledge of commercial aspects of major civil & infrastructure projects including roads, bridges and utilities with significant experience in procurement and contract management of such projects.
Experience in managing direct reports with overall responsibility for teams in excess of 20 people
Experienced user of MS Office and understanding of project management software
Membership of a recognised International Professional Body e.g. MRICS
Degree in a technical or commercial topic with a minimum of 15 years post graduate experience.
Experience in international contracting mechanisms including FIDIC, NCE
Fluency in English language both written and spoken